Event Calendar at a Glance

January

Park Pavilion Reservations

The Park Pavilion Reservation Calendar opens up each year on the first business day of January (January 2, 2020) at 8:00 a.m. Please go to the Park Pavilion Reservation page for more information.


April

4th Grade Arbor Day Essay contest

The 4th grade students from all Highland elementary schools are invited to enter an essay contest to celebrate Arbor Day. The theme is "Once I was a sapling... the life story of a tree." Emails will be coming from the school with details. Essays are to be emailed to the child’s teacher by Monday, April 20. Three winners will be chosen from each school and announced on April 26th. 

Easter Egg Hunt & Cookie Decorating

The annual Easter Egg Hunt has been cancelled for the health and safety of our community. Find ways to celebrate and have fun with your family!

Hooked on Fishing- Postponed for 2020

If there is a large improvement in the COVID-19 situation, we might reschedule for later in the summer. Refunds have been issued for all who registered. 

The Hooked on Fishing program focuses on educating youth (6 to 13 years old) about fishing and aquatic resources. Please go to the Hooked on Fishing page for more information and to sign up to be a fishing instructor.  

Arbor Day Tree Sale and Planting- TBD

Tree Sale and Planting Project has been cancelled due to COVID-19. I may be rescheduled at a later time this year. 


May

Hooked on Fishing- Postponed for 2020

If there is a large improvement in the COVID-19 situation, we might reschedule for later in the summer. Refunds will be issued for all who have registered. 

The Hooked on Fishing program focuses on educating youth (6 to 13 years old) about fishing and aquatic resources. Please go to the Hooked on Fishing page for more information and to sign up to be a fishing instructor. 

Spring Clean-Up- May 1 & 2

The Spring Clean-Up has been cancelled for 2020.It may still be held at a different time in 2020.

The annual Highland City Spring Clean-Up typically takes place at the parking lot at the mouth of the American Fork Canyon where dumpsters are available for residents to dispose of metal, wood, and household waste. No green waste or hazardous waste is accepted. Scouts and other groups are encouraged to help city crews during this time and earn community service hours! If you are interested in volunteering, email our events coordinator or call 801-772-4507.

Highland City Community Open House - 

We are working on presenting a virtual open house so you can safely receive all of the important information from Highland City. Details to come. 

The Highland City Community Open House is typically held the first Thursday in May where residents get the chance to learn about the City Budget and about other projects going on in the City. Information is also available on the Library, City Events, Arts Council, Beautification Committee, Historical Society, and Volunteer Opportunities. There are kids activities and giveaways and it’s a great chance to meet Elected Officials and City Staff. 

Arts Council Senior Citizen Concert- May 12

The Highland City Arts Council is sponsoring a concert for our senior citizens. It will be at 6 pm at the Community Center. This date is tentatively scheduled, pending community health concerns. 

July

Highland Fling- July 25- Aug 1

Highland City Fling is a week-long City celebration with activities all week leading up to our big celebration on the first Saturday of August. Events include: Highland Games, Baby Contest, Art Show, Kids Activities, Movie in the Park, Youth Dance, 5K and 1 Mile Fun Run, Family Adventure Race, Disc Golf Tournament, Parade, Inflatables, Vendor booths, Local Entertainment, Fireman’s Spray, Fireworks and more! For more information, please visit the Highland Fling page.

August

Highland Fling

Highland City Fling is a week-long City celebration with activities all week leading up to our big celebration on the first Saturday of August. Events include: Highland Games, Baby Contest, Art Show, Kids Activities, Movie in the Park, Youth Dance, 5K and 1 Mile Fun Run, Family Adventure Race, Disc Golf Tournament, Parade, Inflatables, Vendor booths, Local Entertainment, Fireman’s Spray, Fireworks and more! For more information, please visit the Highland Fling page.

October

Senior Citizen’s Appreciation Dinner- Thursday, October 15

Each year the Highland Youth City Council invite all Senior Citizen’s 60 and over to the annual Young At Heart Appreciation Dinner.  This is a FREE event for Highland Seniors and reservations are appreciated, but not required. 

Pumpkin Walk- Monday and Tuesday, October 26 & 27

Enjoy hundreds of expertly carved pumpkins on display with a amateur carving and decorating contest at the Town Center Splash Pad.

November

Silent Santa - Monday, November  30

Families with children with sensory sensitivity often don’t get to participate in typical holiday traditions due to the crowds and noise. Highland City is pleased to provide a Silent Santa event to give those families that opportunity. Sign-up on the Silent Santa page.

Hometown Holiday - Monday, November 30

Join us at City Hall the Monday after Thanksgiving starting at 6:30 PM for story time with the Mayor, a tree lighting ceremony, treats, and crafts . All are invited to come in their pajamas to this cozy event to kick-off the holiday season. More information is available on the Hometown Holiday page.

December

Christmas Crafts Day with Santa - Saturday, December 5

Join us at the Community Center the first Saturday in December to visit with Santa, make Christmas crafts, and listen to a muscial performance. More information on the Christmas Crafts page.


Contact

For additional information, please email the Events Coordinator or call (801) 772-4507.


  1. Corrine Prestwich

    Civic Events Coordinator
    Phone: 801-772-4507